lymphokine lymphokine


  • (n) a cytokine secreted by helper T cells in response to stimulation by antigens and that acts on other cells of the immune system (as by activating macrophages)


  • These IL-2-stimulated cells, known as LAK (for lymphokine-activate d killer) cells, are attracted to cancer cells, which they promptly destroy.

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/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /